Boissy Chaussures, French shoe manufacturer based in Laussonne, Haute-Loire, participates actively in a number of charitable projects. In September 2015, former chairman Albert Boissy, donated 3,000 pairs of moccasins to the Kiwanis Club in Le Puy-en-Velay.
3,002 pairs of shoes sent to Romania.
To support the Kiwanis Club in Le Puy-en-Velay, Boissy Chaussures, based in Laussonne, chose to donate over 3,000 pairs of shoes, with a value of 48,000 Euros. These shoes were distributed to disadvantaged people in the town of Turnu Manguerele in Romania.
With a 2,400 kg load, the lorry carrying the shoes was due to set off on Thursday 15 September and arrive 48 hours later at the Romanian Kiwanis Club. Several members of the Kiwanis Club were present, including Michel Sanial, President of the Le Puy-en-Velay section and his successor, Michel Missonnier, Jean-Marc Henry, lieutenant-governor of the Auvergne region, Michel Margerit, who was in charge of the operation, as well as Albert Boissy, former chairman of Boissy Chaussures.
In a spirit of solidarity, Boissy Chaussures agreed to participate in these generous actions to help the disadvantaged in Romania.